Imperial Collage Healthcare


Test Background
Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant and is indicated in the management of depressive illness and treating nocturnal enuresis in children. Side-effects include: arrhythmias and heart block, anxiety, dizziness, agitation, confusion, sleep disturbances, irritability and paraesthesia.

Clinical Indications

  • Assessment of patient compliance
  • Assessment of suspected toxicity

Reference Range

See report

Sample Required
SST (gold top), serum (red top) or heparin (green top)

Sample Volume
1 mL pre-dose trough sample

Turnaround Time
Up to 6 weeks

Not currently performed in house; this is a referred test.

Filter by A-Z

Select a test from the left to view more details.